Hammond School is proud to announce the 2012 Hammond Scholars recipients. The school received more than 15 applications and selected three recipients, all of whom received full or half tuition for four years based solely on merit.
Taylor Doggett is an 8th grade student at Crayton Middle School. She is a leader both in and outside the classroom, and actively participates in a variety of activities including Mock Trial, youth Christian group, and cheerleading. Taylor has demonstrated academic excellence by maintaining a 97% grade point average and scoring 95% nationally on the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). Her middle school teacher commented on Taylor’s character by stating, “Taylor has a flawless character. She is a friend, leader, and a wonderful teenager. You need her at Hammond.”
Jacob Luksik is an 8th grade student at Timmerman School. He is president of Timmerman’s student body, is an Eagle Scout candidate, and captain of the 8th grade basketball team. Jacob has been on the A Honor Roll since second grade, and is a member of the Beta Club and National Junior Honor Society. He averaged 96% nationally on the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). One of his teachers said about the candidate: “Jacob is an outstanding student and leader. He would be an asset to Hammond School.”
Lou Runge is an 8th grade student at Hammond. One of Lou’s teachers said of him, “Lou is the type of student that makes me a better teacher.” He is an active member on the Middle School Math team, has taken on many leadership roles in youth group at his church, and within the bigger church, he is an active participant in the Middle School’s Bible study group, and plays on the football team. Lou averaged 95% nationally on the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT).